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Drawing in the Park

South Cove

Paint in watercolor or use pastels and other drawing materials to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.


Hard Hat Area! Introduction to Construction!

How do skyscrapers get built? How do we know what pieces go where? Kids will learn about the construction process in a reading of Susan L. Roth’s “Hard Hat Area.” […]


Saturday Family Workshop: Esther Crow

Rockefeller Park

In celebration of Climate Week, join us for a fun zero waste activity, nature walk and live performance by the Esther Crow Family Band.


Meet the New York Climate Exchange

Governors Island

The New York Cli­mate Exchange is host­ing tours and infor­mal infor­ma­tion­al ses­sions on Gov­er­nors Island in August and Sep­tem­ber. Vis­i­tors will have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn about The Exchange’s mis­sion, vision, antic­i­pat­ed pro­gram­ming, and phys­i­cal design — even before con­struc­tion offi­cial­ly begins in 2025.


Taste of the Seaport

Food. Community. Education. The Taste of the Seaport festival features more than 50 restaurants and community partners showcasing the culinary diversity of lower Manhattan to support the area’s local schools, PS 397 and PS 343. Seaport restaurants participating include Cafe Patoro, Carne Mare, Industry Kitchen, Keste Pizza, Taïm, Watermark, Malibu Farm, The Fulton, Stout NYC, […]


Taste of the Seaport 2023

Pier 16

Lower Manhattan's favorite food festival is back for the 13th year in a row! Saturday, September 23, Taste of the Seaport will be ON from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. […]

$4 – $200

China Institute Mid Autumn Family Festival

This year, celebrate the fall harvest by participating in unique mid-autumn festivities, flavors, and activities for the entire family! Mid-autumn is one of the most celebrated holidays in China – […]


Fall Serenade at Resonating Bodies

Celebrate the Fall Equinox with singer and songwriter Cecily Music and her band in a sweet serenade for the new Fall season under the trees. Meet at the intersection of […]


Literary Voyages and Shores

On March 24, 1902, Zhou Shuren (Lu Xun) embarked on the steamship “Dazhen Maru” from Nanjing to study in Japan. His fellow passenger, Chen Hengke, would later influence Lu Xun’s […]